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Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) by Nazmul Rajib

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Chapter 19Discovering Network Applications and Controlling Application Traffic

The Firepower System can dynamically discover what applications are running in a network. It can also identify the host and user who are running a particular application. FTD can discover a network application with or without the help of any active scanner. FTD allows you to block certain traffic solely based on the type of an application a user might be running. This chapter describes how to configure network discovery policy to enable Application Visibility and Control (AVC) with Firepower.

Application Discovery Essentials

When you access a website, you interact with at least three types of applications: a browser on a client computer that originates the web communication, ...

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